One of the featured businesses at Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Taste of Nashoba Valley’ was the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill (top photo). What better sign of the promise of spring could there be than the imminent reopening of the outdoor portion of the Tiki Bar located in the Outlook Restaurant at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford. Pictured are [l to r] Julie Brine, Kara Bacon and Cara Fertitta. Photo by Connie Sartini

So many delicious photos of this year's Taste of Nashoba Valley, your mouth will drool.

Fifth graders James Kolak of Groton (on the left) and Dylan Hart of Chelmsford. James experimented with applying different amounts of force to a wheel to determine the effect on the amount of torque in his project, “The Fulcrum of Our Society.” Dylan tested the effect that different amounts of baking soda had on the height and weight of cupcakes in his project, “Baking Baking Soda.”

Oak Meadow School’s recent Science Fair projects ranged from torque to cupcakes to child psychology as students asked...
Local Girl Scouts teamed up with the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club to host a special event for the scouts’ World...
Nineteenth century Groton resident Dr. Norman Smith was a surgeon, farmer – a deeply spiritual and patriotic man - who...
Incorporating a Senior Center into the Prescott School building offers the opportunity to address crucial municipal...

G-D’s sophomore guard Evan Cook looks to inbound the ball to teammates seniors Gavin Keough or Tyler LeClerc with limited options as Nashoba’s strong and stingy defense is evident, a scene played out throughout the game as Nashoba’s relentless defense was a huge factor in their 59-47 win over G-D Saturday night at the DII CMass final game at WPI. Photo Courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

The fan sections for either side were packed Saturday night at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. In what was for the most...
Country Day School of the Holy Union first graders learn hands-on engineering techniques with Lincoln logs and Leggos! l-r...

One of the featured businesses at Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Taste of Nashoba Valley’ was the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill (top photo). What better sign of the promise of spring could there be than the imminent reopening of the outdoor portion of the Tiki Bar located in the Outlook Restaurant at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford. Pictured are [l to r] Julie Brine, Kara Bacon and Cara Fertitta. Photo by Connie Sartini

Fifth graders James Kolak of Groton (on the left) and Dylan Hart of Chelmsford. James experimented with applying different amounts of force to a wheel to determine the effect on the amount of torque in his project, “The Fulcrum of Our Society.” Dylan tested the effect that different amounts of baking soda had on the height and weight of cupcakes in his project, “Baking Baking Soda.”

G-D’s sophomore guard Evan Cook looks to inbound the ball to teammates seniors Gavin Keough or Tyler LeClerc with limited options as Nashoba’s strong and stingy defense is evident, a scene played out throughout the game as Nashoba’s relentless defense was a huge factor in their 59-47 win over G-D Saturday night at the DII CMass final game at WPI. Photo Courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

One of the featured businesses at Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Taste of Nashoba Valley’ was the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill (top photo). What better sign of the promise of spring could there be than the imminent reopening of the outdoor portion of the Tiki Bar located in the Outlook Restaurant at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford. Pictured are [l to r] Julie Brine, Kara Bacon and Cara Fertitta. Photo by Connie Sartini

So many delicious photos of this year's Taste of Nashoba Valley, your mouth will drool.
Carly Detailer and Sharon Sullivan (top) display their beautiful tea cup floral arrangements made at the Groton Woman’s Club meeting on March 17th....
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ayer, Wednesday Night Lenten Speaker Series, Contemporary Issues and Christian Faith. Topics will focus on issues...
Fourth Saturday monthly barn dance at the Parish Center for the Arts Saturday, March 25, 7:30-10 p.m. with Tony Parkes calling and Oh, CONTRAire! ...
Indan Hill Music’s ever-eclectic concert series will offer a diverse pair of events this weekend, from chamber music classics to inspiring gospel...
UMass Lowell Timothy Lilley, of Groton, has been named to the Dean’s List at University of Massachusetts Lowell for the fall 2016 semester. He is...
The Dunstable Advisory Board, the equivalent of Groton’s finance committee, met Monday to try and reach agreement on a solution to a significant...
Groton Council on Aging presents two series of workshops at the Groton Senior Center on Tuesdays starting in April: glass mosaics in the mornings and...
Friends of Groton Elders Talk with Tom discussion group led by Tom Hartnett will meet Monday, March 27, 10:30 a.m. at Groton Senior Center. Join Tom...
There will be a free showing of the family movie “Queen of Katwe” at First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist, on Friday, March 31 at 7PM.  This...

News

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:33pm
At Spring Town Meeting, voters will be asked – through a Citizens’ Petition initiated by Greg...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:35am
The second Fire Department article on the Spring Town Meeting warrant is a request for $995,000 to...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:28am
There will be a full report with site recommendation for a Senior Center at Town Meeting. Town...

Obituaries

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 7:49pm
Pamela P. Boynton died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side....
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:52am
Thomas Alan Bates, 69, a resident of Groton, MA for 29 years, died peacefully on December 2, 20 at...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:43pm
Eleanor “Ellie” F. (Dinneen) Snodgrass of Groton passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017...

Features

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:01pm
[Ed, Note. Barry A. Pease, member of the Groton Board of Selectmen, prepared the following report...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:31am
Local Girl Scouts teamed up with the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club to host a special event for...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
Nineteenth century Groton resident Dr. Norman Smith was a surgeon, farmer – a deeply spiritual...

Legal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:12pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON TOWN MEETING There will be a Spring Town Meeting on Monday, April...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:09pm
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:56pm
Public Hearing Notice - Proposed Zoning Amendment In accordance with the provisions of...

Sports

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:54pm
GDRHS winter teams final standings: boys and girls basketball lead the pack with stellar seasons...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:36am

G-D’s sophomore guard Evan Cook looks to inbound the ball to teammates seniors Gavin Keough or Tyler LeClerc with limited options as Nashoba’s strong and stingy defense is evident, a scene played out throughout the game as Nashoba’s relentless defense was a huge factor in their 59-47 win over G-D Saturday night at the DII CMass final game at WPI. Photo Courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

The fan sections for either side were packed Saturday night at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. In...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:33am
Volunteers are needed during April school vacation week, April 17 -21, to assist at a bike camp in...

Notices

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:43pm
Friends of Prescott invite you to one of the first opportunities to meet Selectmen candidates Anna ...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:41pm
Join friends at Groton Grange #7 Saturday, April 22, 9-4 and Sunday, April 23, 12-4  to celebrate...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:39pm
Groton Board of Selectmen is forming a Commemoration Committee to oversee several of the town-wide...

Happenings

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:24pm
Groton Council on Aging presents two series of workshops at the Groton Senior Center on Tuesdays...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:18pm
Friends of Groton Elders Talk with Tom discussion group led by Tom Hartnett will meet Monday, March...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:16pm
There will be a free showing of the family movie “Queen of Katwe” at First Parish Church, Unitarian...

People

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:33pm

One of the featured businesses at Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Taste of Nashoba Valley’ was the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill (top photo). What better sign of the promise of spring could there be than the imminent reopening of the outdoor portion of the Tiki Bar located in the Outlook Restaurant at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford. Pictured are [l to r] Julie Brine, Kara Bacon and Cara Fertitta. Photo by Connie Sartini

So many delicious photos of this year's Taste of Nashoba Valley, your mouth will drool.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:57pm
Carly Detailer and Sharon Sullivan (top) display their beautiful tea cup floral arrangements made...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
UMass Lowell Timothy Lilley, of Groton, has been named to the Dean’s List at University of...

Schools

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
The Dunstable Advisory Board, the equivalent of Groton’s finance committee, met Monday to try and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:35pm
Friends of Nashoba Valley Technical High School are hosting their first annual Trivia Night and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:35pm

Fifth graders James Kolak of Groton (on the left) and Dylan Hart of Chelmsford. James experimented with applying different amounts of force to a wheel to determine the effect on the amount of torque in his project, “The Fulcrum of Our Society.” Dylan tested the effect that different amounts of baking soda had on the height and weight of cupcakes in his project, “Baking Baking Soda.”

Oak Meadow School’s recent Science Fair projects ranged from torque to cupcakes to child psychology...

Letters

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:11pm
Dear Editor: As spring approaches, our local turtles will emerge from months of hibernation under...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:06pm
Dear Editor: Students, parents, faculty, building staff – lights, action, camera. Kudos to all for...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 9:44am
To the Editor, Are you a band instrument musician, currently or in the past? Did you play a...

Out of Town

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:46pm
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ayer, Wednesday Night Lenten Speaker Series, Contemporary Issues and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:37pm
Fourth Saturday monthly barn dance at the Parish Center for the Arts Saturday, March 25, 7:30-10 p....
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:34pm
Indan Hill Music’s ever-eclectic concert series will offer a diverse pair of events this weekend,...

Public Library

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:44am
Adult Programs: Sign up at gpl.org, or call (978) 448-8000. Groton Reads 2017. Stop by...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:53pm
*NEW* Korean Drama Club for Teens (Grades 8-12). Wed, March 15, 7-8:30 pm. Showing episodes of Boys...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:07pm

The Big Burn, by Timothy Egan, is the Groton READS book for 2017.

"The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America" narrates the struggles of the...

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